Photo album Conceptual portraiture

Party On

The latest (and one of the last) additions to my One Frame Movie series. Photographed with the help of hip hop DJs Damiano and Gelato from Bern radio station RaBe.

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Picture This

The latest addition to my One Frame Movie series. Many thanks to Barbara and Anna for taking part!

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The Call To Change Your Life

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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The X Factor

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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Surprise

One of a small series of shots to portray different moods, shot during the Swiss Strobist day at the ETH in Hönggerberg, Zürich. Strobist info: one direct snooted flash from high camera left. Thank you Leila.

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Out of the Blue

The last shot of the day; a thousand thanks to Jo for putting her thigh and calf muscles to the test to get this shot! Strobist info: camera white balance set to 2,500 K (creating the blue effect) and a single zoomed flash from above with two full CTO gels to achieve regular white light […]

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Come Play With Us, Danny

Second image from a shoot in Bern, inspired by 1980 classic horror film “The Shining“. View larger at Permanent Tourist.

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SprainTV I

permanenttourist.ch/articles/2009/11/spraintv-the-movie/ I will be looking for volunteers for the One Frame Movie series next spring, once the weather is a bit warmer again. Please drop me a line if you’re interested: contact details are on my website.

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The Dead of Night

The next in the series of One Frame Movie shots which I crammed into last week and the second to be inspired by by the 1966 film Blow Up.

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Discovery

The next in the series of One Frame Movie shots which I’m cramming into this and next week, of Niels and Dominik, photographed in Kocherpark. This image was inspired by the 1966 film Blow Up.

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Mauro

The next in the series of One Frame Movie shots which I’m cramming into this and next week is of a colleague from work: Mauro (also known on Twitter as @ironmauro). permanenttourist.ch/articles/2009/10/iron-mauro/.

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Keep On Hanging On The Telephone

A great photo shoot this evening with Niels and Dominik, who were extraordinarily kind in coming all the way from Zurich to Bern and help me out with my series of theatrical photos. This is one of my favourites of the evening; the last set up of three. I opted to use a little more […]

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Shawn

If you’ve been following my blog over the past few months, or subscribed to my Flickr stream, you will probably have seen the photos I’ve been doing in this style. I urgently need volunteers to pose for me to create more! If you’re interested, please read this blog post and send me an email!

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The One

If you’ve been following my blog over the past few months, or subscribed to my Flickr stream, you will probably have seen the photos I’ve been doing in this style. I urgently need volunteers to pose for me to create more! If you’re interested, please read this blog post and send me an email!

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Running Scared

Re-posted from a while back, as the subject prefers anonymity and the Google caches didn’t want to empty themselves :-) There’s a full write-up of the technique I employ for these types of photo here. If you’ve been following my blog over the past few months, or subscribed to my Flickr stream, you will probably have […]

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CHOO CHOO, Bern Strobist day

Strobist information: individual flash units on 1/2 power, zoomed to provide spotlight effects on the band members and held by fellow photographers out of shot. Ambient light underexposed 2 stops and heavy Photoshop work to clean up the scene. Although this scene did actually occur – several times – this is a mix of two […]

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The Final Shot, Winterthur, Switzerland

Thanks to Jo for the idea, Eke and Victor for the lighting, Bruno and Beat for the acting! "Making of" photo here. Also looks great on a darker background. Strobist info: two speedlights on full power fired by radio transmitter, one from off-camera top left, one off-camera bottom left.

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